With prefaces by Johannes de Turrecremata and Mathias de Suecia. Publication obtained by Florianus Waldauf de Waldenstain. Cf. leaf pi1v
Imprint from colophon on H⁵ verso
Diligent scholarship has failed to achieve consensus on the artist[s] responsible for the 7 full-page woodcuts, 10 pages comprising 51 woodcuts (including frequent repetitions) and text, and 1 half-page woodcut variously attributed to Albrecht Dürer, the Master of the Bergmann Printing House, and the artist of Narrenschiff and Ritter von Turn, some suggesting that two or more are synonymous. Cf. Dodgson, Kurth, et al
Bulla canonizationis: pi6-2pi6. Regula sancti salvatoris (rule of the order of the Most Holy Saviour, the Bridgettines Sisters, founded by Birgitta): C3-C8v. Vita sancte Birgitte, H3-H5v, taken from an account by Petrus Olavi, prior of Alvastra, who reportedly is responsible for recording Birgitta's revelations and commentary in Latin
Includes De littera: Incipit tabula libro[rum] celestiũ reuelationũ sancte Birgitte de regno Suetie, final a-f⁸g⁶
Book is very tightly bound, and many pages have text that run into the gutter. No page numbers found in original book. No copyright page found. No table-of-contents pages found.
Torquemada, Juan de, 1388-1468; Mattias, -1350; Waldauf, Florian, Ritter von Waldenstein, -1510; Petrus Olai, of Alvastra, approximately 1307-approximately 1390. Vita Sancte Birgitte
Dodgson, C. in BM Cat. Early German and Flemish woodcuts, I, p. 263-264; Complete woodcuts of Albrecht Dürer (W. Kurth, ed.), 128-142; Hain 3205; Pellechet II, 3001; BM 15th cent., II, p. 445-446, 7558; Goff B688; GW IV, 4392; Murray, C.F. German books, I, 73